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My Husband, Brian’s Decision for Treatment of his Colorectal Cancer

Dear Friends, Many of you have been inquiring about Brian’s health and what we have decided to do about his cancer, so I thought I’d share the latest here.  Everyone who is diagnosed with cancer has their own decisions to make regarding his or her individual treatment plan, but my hope in sharing our story, is simply to provide ideas for anyone going through a similar situation. Brian was diagnosed with rectal cancer after several months of IBS-like symptoms and blood in his stool Read more […]

A Very Vegan Thanksgiving

Title: A Very Vegan ThanksgivingLocation: The Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: A Very Vegan Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 6:00PM-8:30PM With Emily Honeycutt $45/$35 Co-op owners Thanksgiving is a time to come together with friends and family in the spirit of gratitude, yet for many who choose not to eat animals or animal products, this holiday can present a challenge. No worries, though. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or simply enjoy delicious Read more […]

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My Engagement & My Fiance’s Cancer Diagnosis

For those of you who don’t already know, my boyfriend (now fiance), proposed to me last month at my parent’s home in Florida.  However, my friends, in the midst of this happiness, I have some sad news to report.  My beloved fiancé, Brian Honeycutt, was recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer.  I am sharing this with you because during this time, we welcome your love, support and healing energy.  We’ll spare you the day-to-day details, but feel that this need not be a private battle. Brian Read more […]

Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking Class

Title: Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking ClassLocation: Carmichael LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: Summer is the time for picnics! Why not pack the healthiest, yummiest food you can when going on your next adventure? Let Emily show you how to prepare heart healthy vegetable sandwiches stacked with flavor, a flavorful and protein-powered quinoa salad and fun and easy chocolate cookies that even little kids can help prepare. With a little preparation, you’ll have an enviable picnic Read more […]

Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking Class

Title: Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking ClassLocation: Pocket Greenhaven LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: Summer is the time for picnics! Why not pack the healthiest, yummiest food you can when going on your next adventure? Let Emily show you how to prepare heart healthy vegetable sandwiches stacked with flavor, a flavorful and protein-powered quinoa salad and fun and easy chocolate cookies that even little kids can help prepare. With a little preparation, you’ll have an enviable Read more […]

Easy Backyard Entertaining FREE Cooking Class

Title: Easy Backyard Entertaining FREE Cooking ClassLocation: South Natomas LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: This healthy summertime menu is not only delicious; it is also light, healthy and cholesterol-free! With “crab” cakes made from white beans, vegetables and herbs to help save the oceans, your waistline and your pocketbook, a fresh and easy potato salad and decadent fruit trifle, you’ll find that enjoying summer produce can be a fun and easy way to spend time with friends! *Menu Read more […]

Vegan Grilling

Title: Vegan GrillingLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: Just because you’re vegan or want to eat more vegetables doesn’t mean you have to give up the grill! Emily will show you how satisfying a plant-based diet can be with this festive menul: grilled artichokes with herbed caper aioli; grilled Caesar salad with heirloom tomatoes; all-American burger two ways, and grilled peach shortcake with homemade vanilla bean ice cream.Start Time: 18:30Date: 2014-07-07 Read more […]

Vegan Summer Entertaining

Title: Vegan Summer EntertainingLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: Entertaining in the summer needn’t be fussy or complicated. Emily shows us how shopping seasonally and preparing just a bit ahead of time can help create some of the healthiest and tastiest of meals. Our seasonal menu includes: mixed greens bisque with fresh dill; marinated tofu panzanella skewers; farro salad with summer vegetables and pistachio pesto, and fruity mint sorbet. $45, $35 Co-op Read more […]

The Vegan Kitchen: Breakfast and Brunch

Title: The Vegan Kitchen: Breakfast and BrunchLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: A healthy way to begin the day, Emily will show you how to create a deliciously easy and satisfying plant-based breakfast. Learn to wake up to: perfect eggless tofu scramble; homemade tempeh breakfast sausage; gluten-free buckwheat-oat pancakes with strawberry syrup, and cinnamon swirl French toast with fresh fruit and maple syrup. $45, $35 Co-op ownersStart Time: 18:30Date: 2014-05-13 Read more […]

Springtime Vegetable Celebration

Title: Springtime Vegetable CelebrationLocation: Whole Foods Market SacramentoLink out: Click hereDescription: Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate the abundance of fresh seasonal produce. We all know we need to enjoy more fresh fruits and vegetables, but sometimes we can get stuck in a rut. With this creative low-fat, whole foods, purely-plant-based menu, you’re sure to be inspired. Menu is vegan. Menu Herbed Farmer’s Market Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Savory Vegetable Pancakes Minted Read more […]

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